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one day when i drove home from a little league game, i saw a homeless man with a card board sign that said "need a meal." so i told my mom i wanted to do something. >> will laurcy is a 9-year-old child. i hesitate to call him a child. he's in a category of his own. as a 7-year-old he decided he was going to take on this issue of hunger. >> welcome to frogs! >> it means friends reaching our goals. and our motto is having fun while helps others. >> i want you to write what we could do for a spring project. >> his big personality does not come from me. >> fire me up. pepper me. >> i think every time you meet will you say are you kidding me? but together with his buddies, they have raised over $20,000 or the equivalent of 100,000 meals for the tarrant area food bank.
>> man from india. >> these pizzas are a delight. >> when you see somebody who gets so engaged and gets so much of the community engaged, it's an endorsement of the battle we fight to end hunger. >> thank you for your time and remember that now how tall or small you are, you can make a big difference. from cnn world headquarters in atlanta, this is "early start weekend." flights canceled, hundreds of car wrecks, and all the result of an arctic blast in the northeast. are we close to a thaw or more of the same? the stock market in freefall. after a worldwide love affair, is it the apple apocalypse? let the countdown begin.
no, not to the super bowl, to the ads. we'll get a sneak peek at a new one and the creator. it is saturday, january 26th, good morning, everyone, i'm randi kaye. >> i'm victor blackwell, thanks for starting your day with us. >> we start with a developing story. the online hacking group anonymous has declared war on the u.s. government after hacking the federal sentencing commission's website overnight. here's what the site looks like right now. take a look, over the last hour it's been going from being totally shut down to showing this strange video right here along with a long letter of demands written in black and green. >> the video and letter are addressed to zcitizens of the world threatens, quote, chaos if the government does not give them what they want. nick, really bizarre story developing. what is this group anonymous demanding? and really, can they execute this? what's the real threat.
>> it's important to note, victor. this group has a lot of credibility online and a lot of clout. it's not just someone behind the computer eating chee-tos. they're threatening to do more. they've hacked into the u.s. cc.gov this morning. they're not going into much detail about what these warheads are or what they do. they're threatening to release more sensitive files and information. >> you mentioned these warheads, nick, they're named for the supreme court justices. do we know if they have information about the supreme court justices? or they're just naming them? >> we looked into that earlier this morning, randi, and we don't know. and even, in fact, this message they released, it doesn't go into any detail about what these files contain. but they are named after u.s. supreme court justices
scalia.warhead. and they said they hacked the website. it was a symbolic move in nature. what they're angry about is overzealous prosecution. you mentioned the co-founder schwartz was facing 35 years in jail and $1 million in fines. and they're saying that the u.s. government is going overboard and being overzealous in the charges they're giving toward these hackers. >> saying they were too hard on him. >> and too hard on others, as well. >> and you mentioned this group has a certain level of credibility, not the first time it's hacked a government website. >> no, not the first time we've heard from them either. they've taken on cartels in mexico. they got involved recently in an ohio rape case after they felt that the people -- the suspects in that rape case weren't prosecuted and they didn't face justice early enough. so this is not the first time we've heard from them, probably not the last time we're going to
hear from them. we'll be following this story throughout the morning as it develops. >> we'll let you get back to digging on that. thank you. well, now to lance armstrong and a deadline from the u.s. anti-doping agency. they say he's got less than two weeks to testify if he wants to ever overturn that lifetime ban. but armstrong's attorney says that's not going to happen. he cites scheduling conflicts as one reason. the other, that armstrong and his attorney doesn't believe the u.s. agency has any power. remember, it was a week ago that armstrong admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs. but he also said he didn't really think he was cheating at the time. here's how the head of the u.s. anti-doping agency reacted. >> it's amazing. i mean, this guy you could go to almost kindergarten in this country and frankly around the world and find kids playing tag or four square and ask them what
cheating is. and every one of them will tell you it's breaking the rules of the game. no real athlete has to look up the definition of cheating. and it's offensive to clean athletes who are out there working hard to play by the rules. >> usada will go ahead with their investigation whether armstrong cooperates or not. to politics now, president obama calls it one of the worst kept secrets in washington. had announced one of his closest aides will be his next chief of staff denis mcdonough succeeds jack lew. mr. obama says nobody outworks mcdonough. >> he's been one of my closest, most trusted advisers. he has been an indispensable member of my national security team, as well.
denis has played a key role in every major national security decision of my presidency. >> he will be mr. obama's fifth chief of staff as the white house tackles the budget and immigration. vice president biden says the country cannot remain silent after last month's school shooting. the vice president said the 2007 virginia tech massacre shows how important background checks are to keep guns out of the wrong hands. president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton are parting ways. clinton is leaving her job at the state department next week. they sat down together for an interview with "60 minutes." and we'll have some of that for you in 30 minutes. for much of the country this morning, it is cold. the national weather service is warning of bitterly cold conditions. this weekend across much of the northeast, the mid-atlantic, and the midwest, several inches of snow fell yesterday on parts of the ohio valley, then pushed
through to the east coast. the system brought an arctic blast that forecasters say could be deadly. warming centers are open now in pennsylvania, new york, and new jersey. some superstorm sandy victims there still, believe it or not, don't have basic utilities to keep warm. and the tennessee valley and the carolinas are also on ice. freezing rain is blamed for more than 200 wrecks around charlotte and the airport there had to cancel 100 flights. here's how you can tell it's really, really cold. a polar bear plunge. where people take a plunge in the river for fun, as they say. one was called off in new jersey because organizers said the single digit windchill made it too dangerous. >> cold water is the point, though, right? >> there's cold and there's cold. >> there's cold and there's -- >> that is frigid. the question, of course, is there any warm-up in sight anywhere in the u.s.? >> hi. all right. too cold for a polar bear plunge. that's off the charts. hi, everyone, good rng mo.
well, you are freezing from maine to macon, georgia, but there's good news ahead. temperatures really on the aggregate for the country warming up, especially the east coast. but give you a little taste of how cold it is. right now in boston, you're waking up, walking out the door to 3, 5 in new york, washington about an inch, inch and a half of snow. it happened, 19 there, new york had a little bit, as well, chicago right now feeling like zero, and they finally -- they had not had an inch of snow. there was more snow in texas than chicago has had thus far this season. an inch finally fell in chicago breaking the record they had not seen an inch of snow since last february 24th. so finally that came. current temperatures in richmond, virginia, only 19, it's 33 in asheville, north carolina. here's a perspective. are we warming up, yes? new york five-day forecast on average, you should be at 40, tuesday, 48, in the 50s on wednesday. good news. there's a little caveat here,
though, sunday into monday, a little ice and snow, perhaps. we'll talk about that. washington, d.c., you should be at 45. hey, you get to the 60s on tuesday, 64. so we're going to pick up about 20 degrees. chicago too, almost 60 on tuesday, 57, you should be at 35. so temperatures on the whole are warming up. there is another ice maker. and even for chicago, maybe not even a snowmaker, guys, sunday night into monday, and i'll time line that out for you. it'll be ice and snow coming up in a little bit. >> thank you. some good news for your 401(k) this morning. the s&p 500 closed the week above 1,500 for the first time since 2007. better than expected corporate earnings are helping to push the index to pre-crisis highs. a stunning fall from grace. no, not lance. is the cult of mac over? some investors are saying, yes, it is. also lebron james tackles a
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welcome back, everyone, to "early start weekend," it has been a disappointing week for apple. no longer the most valuable company in the world with the stock prices falling. >> more from the new york stock exchange. >> hi, randi and victor, apple's fall back to earth accelerated this week. record profits weren't enough to stop the slide in the stock. shares have tumbled more than 35% since hitting an all-time high of $705 a share in late september. the stock closed at $440 a share on friday. investors continue to worry about apple's profit margins. consumers are buying apple's lower price offerings, the iphone 4 instead of 5. and that puts pressure on the bottom line. competition, that's also become a factor. the tablet and smartphone market has become crowded with quality alternatives. and some analysts are beginning to doubt whether apple under ceo tim cook can come out with other revolutionary category-killing
devices like those of the steve jobs era. on the other hand, the company still sold 488 million iphones last quarter and with $137 billion in cash on the balance sheet, the company is in extremely good health. this might be just a chance to scoop up the shares at a bargain price. randi, victor? >> thank you very much. probably a lot of investors think it is quite the bargain right now. they might buy some at a discount. let's put this apple story in perspective for you this morning. say you lost $52 from your wallet. that would be a bummer. >> that's a really bad day. what if you lost $52 billion? that is really a bad day. >> apple is learning firsthand what it's like. how much money the company lost on friday. that's just one day of trading. >> yeah, and the company stock prices jumped nearly 20% since january. and if you go back to september, it's dropped 37%. >> look at this. okay. to put this in perspective. $52 billion. they lost that on friday. you see these other companies
here? $40 billion for target, $40 billion for starbucks, $48 billion for nike, that's their entire market share. >> so they've lost -- >> they've lost more than those companies individually. >> apple star may have dimmed on wall street, but it was very bright at the film festival friday night. it's the big movie coming out about apple and steve jobs. seems the cult of mac is very much alive thanks to the premiere of this film about steve jobs, the man himself played by ashton kutcher. >> this is freedom to create and to do and to build and artists, individuals. >> you're overreacting. even if you were developing this for freaks like us, and i doubt you are, nobody wants to buy a computer, nobody. >> how does somebody know what they want if they've never even seen it? >> i think it looks pretty good. >> it does look good. >> people were so fascinated with steve jobs and his whole life and fascinated with ashton
kutcher. >> you know what? i've read steve wozniak, the other character in the scene wrote in and said, first, that never happened. it'd be good this is an entertaining movie -- no, no, he is, i'm just reporting. he says, first of all, we never dressed like professionals, i was never in a tie because we were kids and we saw the pictures from that era, they weren't. but it's really entertaining thus far, and he says that some of the things, though, in this scene aren't accurate. >> all right. well, i guess we'll have to watch it and figure it out. >> it's a movie. well, some people said beyonce faked it, manti te'o says he's the real deal, and republicans pick a fight with hillary clinton. here's a look back at the week that was. >> i take responsibility. >> i think it's inexcusable. >> the dramatic new confession -- >> manti te'o speaking out to abc's katie couric. >> what i went through was real. >> the controversy rages on.
>> did she lip sync or not? >> did you see the thing live or not? >> i just don't care. >> did she fake it? did he lie about it? and what did she know when? republicans wanted an answer to that question this week when they hammered hillary clinton on the attack in benghazi. >> you let the consulate become a death trap. had i been president at the time, i would have relieved you of your post. >> we were misled there was supposedly protests and something sprang out of that. >> hammer, meet hillary. >> the fact is, we had four dead americans. was it because of a protest or guys out for a walk one night who decided they would go kill some americans? >> i was waiting for her to go, say what? what did you say? >> it wasn't all sparks, though, there were some tears. >> the sisters and brothers, sons and daughters -- >> and lighter moments. huh, i bet beyonce wasn't laughing this week after that big flap over the lip flap.
♪ o say can you see >> reporter: actually, no, we can't. is this thing on? ♪ the bombs bursting in air >> was there a second singer on the grassy knowles. >> it's not like she pulled a milly vanilly. >> touche. prince harry certainly was not faking it as captain wales, he is back home after a 20-week deployment in afghanistan. and, ladies, he's looking. >> if you find the right person and everything feels right, it takes time. especially for myself and my brother. >> speaking of love, there's a lot of it at the sundance film festival this week. maybe a little too much.
yeah, sex, the center of several of this year's feature films. some critics call them filthy films. >> i think that's ridiculous. >> no, it's not on the verge of pornography at all. it's love making, these are two people that are in love. >> yeah. >> these two people definitely are not in love. >> i've never met manti te'o in my entire life. >> the star linebacker says, okay, sure, his online girlfriend was not real. but his emotions were. >> what i went through was real. you know, the feelings, the pain, the sorrow. that was all real. >> either you're the most naive person on the planet or this is the saddest story, i think, ever written. >> we couldn't agree more. and that's the week that was. your boa! [ garth ] thor's small business earns double miles on every purchase, every day! ahh, the new fabrics. put it on my spark card. ow. [ garth ] why settle for less? the spiked heels are working.
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bowl. of course, the other big draw of the night are the commercials. and you might remember doritos slingshot baby from last year. ♪ >> that commercial went on to win the doritos fan favorite ad contest last year. i spoke with nathan, one of the creators, check out his new ad that could air during the super bowl. >> daddy, can you leave princess with me? >> sweetheart, i'd love to, but the guys are outside waiting for me. >> i've got doritos. >> steve, what is the hold-up? ♪ >> yeah, nathan has three daughters. and earlier, we spoke about there being the obvious inspiration for that ad.
>> we could've probably turned on the camera and filmed me documentary style and it would be the same thing. it was actually funny. we were trying to figure out, we've got my little girl, now we need to find someone who looks like her dad and clearly we went with the better casting choice. >> so here's my question, last year's ad had the flying baby, this year's ad has the daughter. good ads involve kids, that old rule of kids and animals? >> yeah, i mean, it's funny because the old rule usually is never work with kids and animals. and we decided to go in the opposite direction. we like to make it as hard on ourselves as possible. but i think this year it turned out great. next year, maybe we'll cast teenagers. incrementally every year to do a different thing. >> let's talk about the contest. is there a budget limit here? >> you know, there isn't.
it's kind of like whatever, you know, we've heard of people who spent $5,000, who spent $3,000. we spent $300. mostly on the dresses, which i bought the day before. and on bags of doritos. so we kept our costs pretty low, mostly because it was just a lot of friends who wanted to pitch in and help out and we got a bunch of people who said, you know, here's what we can do. and we fortunately didn't have to spend all that much. and it kind of, you know, worked out well for us. >> so your ad is one of five finalists. and -- >> yeah. >> people will be able to vote for them. how do they vote for these ads? >> you know, people can vote for our ad by going to fashionistadaddy.com. we've got videos, we've got a game that we made. we're trying to make it as fun a voting experience as possible. people can vote twice a day on the computer, through facebook, and also on their cell phones. and when people go to
fashionistadaddy.com, we have all the links to do that. we need all the love we can get. >> what makes a memorable ad with so much competition? >> some of the other ads have other memorable things, as well. but for us, the idea of a bunch of football-loving guys rocking out on the catwalk. it really positioned doritos well because this is a father who will do anything for his daughter. and, you know, even if it means diving into, you know, six bags of doritos. for us, it felt like a great mixture of things we love. doritos, dads, and comedy. >> well, nathan, you do great work. and we wish you success with your fashionista dads. thanks for being here. >> thank you so much, i appreciate it. thanks. you know how much 30-second spots are going for advertisers this year? how much it's going to cost them? a new record high, about $4 million.
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using performance-enhancing drugs. they just crowned the champion at the australian open. victoria azarenka now has two in a row. she beat li na. that was your pick? >> oh, yeah. >> the match was stopped three times, twice for injuries, one for a fireworks celebration. here's some sad news, though, burt reynolds is in intensive care in a hospital in florida. he's 76 years old, treated for the flu. his representative said the star of "gun smoke" was suffering from dehydration. he's expected to be moved to a regular room soon. a big legal blow for president obama could have far-reaching consequences. a federal appeals court said mr. obama abused his executive authority when he put three people on the national labor relations board last year as recess appointments. the court said the senate was
technically in session even though it was on a holiday break. the ruling could invalidate hundreds of decisions by the nlrb and end up in the supreme court. in just a few hours, thousands of people are expected to march on the national mall in washington to support tighter gun control measures. organizers say they were inspired by last month's connecticut tragedy. they want congress to enforce a ban on military-style assault weapons and require universal background checks. we have a live report later this morning. hillary clinton is ready to go. she has one week left as secretary of state before leaving washington and the obama administration. clinton had a sort of exit interview with cbs's "60 minutes." and her boss was there, as well. here he is, the president, explaining why. >> why did you want to do this together? a joint interview? >> i wanted to have a chance to publicly say thank you. because i think hillary will go down as one of the finest secretaries of state we've had.
it has been a great collaboration over the last four years. i'm going to miss her. wish she was sticking around. but she has logged in so many miles, i can't begrudge her wanting to take it easy for a little bit. but i want the country to appreciate just what an extraordinary role she's played during the course of my administration, and a lot of the successes we've had internationally that have been because of her hard work. >> a few years ago, it would have been seen as improbable because we had that very long, hard primary campaign. but, you know, i've gone around the world on behalf of the president and our country. and one of the things i say to people because i think it helps them understand, i say, look, in politics and in democracy, sometimes you win elections, sometimes you lose elections. and i worked very hard, but i lost. and then president obama asked me to be secretary of state. and i said yes.
why did he ask me? and why did i say yes? because we both love our country. >> clinton is expected to spend this last week in washington. no more trips, but i mean, come on, she already set the record for most countries visited by a secretary of state. she topped the 100 mark last july. all right. you have to admit, it seemed like an odd pairing at the beginning, obama and clinton. many wondered whether their partnership would implode in a public way. but they, instead, became trusted friends. >> reporter: barack obama and hillary clinton have faced questions together before. here in a 2008 presidential debate with cnn's wolf blitzer. >> i don't want to end the war, i want to end the mind set that got us into war in the first place. that's the kind of leadership i intend to provide as president of the united states. >> and, of course -- >> senator clinton, that's a clear swipe at you. >> really? >> back then, it was a very
different relationship in the midst of an already bitter rivalry. >> while i was working on those streets, you were a corporate lawyer sitting on the board of walmart. >> you were practicing law and representing your contributor in his slum landlord business in inner city chicago. >> but that relationship quickly changed. >> i endorse him and throw my full support behind him. >> just as hillary clinton showed her support for president obama, obama showed his faith in clinton. >> i have no doubt that hillary clinton is the right person to lead our state department and to work with me in tackling this ambitious foreign policy agenda. >> what was hillary clinton's initial reaction when you told her, look, they're actually considering you as a possibility for secretary of state? >> she didn't believe it. >> reporter: he is one of clinton's closest aides. >> i e-mailed her, i think it
was the friday after election day after hearing it from two reporters. and i'm pretty sure her reply was something along the lines of, not for a million reasons. >> if she was hesitant, why not just say no? >> i think she did or came awfully close. i think the president was very persuasive. >> we're delighted to welcome senator clinton, secretary of state designate -- >> clinton was quickly confirmed. but how would she get along with the man who defeated her campaign? could she work for him? >> everyone expected, including myself, that there would be a lot of division, a lot of secretary clinton going behind the president's back. >> so was there any tension coming in between the two people at the top? >> i think everyone's been surprised. >> surprised that while secretary clinton and president obama have been separated often as she travels the world, they have maintained a unified front.
>> they very early onset a tone of, this is how it's going to be, she is my secretary of state and from her point of views, he is our president. and she -- nothing contrary to that. there are not a lot of people in the world who go through what they do. and, you know, it's the president h.w. bush/bill clinton relationship, it's carter/ford, you know, whatever it is when you're on the court after the fact. you're like, hey, you're more like me than not, we're bonding. for good or bad, we've been put together. and it's always going to be like that. >> from rivals to partners, the evolution of this friendship has been something to watch over the last four plus years and is now entering a new phase as president obama takes on his second term and hillary clinton heads towards her last day as a top member of his cabinet.
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are not people. >> reporter: randi, victor, this story does center on a legal case. but there's another question, a moral one. a catholic institution deciding when it is catholic or not. >> there wasn't one person that went into that e.r., there were three. >> jeremy's wife laurie 7 months pregnant with his twin boys, new year's day 2006, laurie was vomiting and couldn't breathe. he rushed her to the hospital in colorado. >> laurie looked up at me and her head went down on her chest. >> reporter: she went into full cardiac arrest from a pulmonary embolism. just 31 years old, died. and so did her 28-week along unborn twins. >> i didn't even get to hold them. i have an autopsy picture. that's all i got. >> reporter: stodghill sued the
hospital and its owner which operates nearly 80 hospitals in 14 states. he filed the wrongful death suit on behalf of his wife and his unborn twin sons. in court, he was stunned to learn the hospital's defense. >> how many people does the hospital say you lost that day? >> one. since they weren't born, they weren't people. they weren't -- they did not qualify as a person. >> that's right. catholic health initiative has argued that under colorado law to be a person, one must at some point have been born alive. a glaring contradiction to catholic church teachings which says life begins at conception. catholic health initiatives would not speak to cnn on camera but said in a statement, in this case, as catholic organizations, we are in union with the moral teachings of the church. that doesn't appear to add up in this case. as a catholic organization, the hospital is supposed to follow the church's teachings, laid out in the ethical and religious
directives. no abortions, no contraceptives, no direct sterilization li. and it clearly states catholic health care ministry witnesses the sanctity of life from the moment of conception until death. while the moral debate continues, so does his legal battle. the defense lawyers for the doctors and the hospital owned by catholic health initiatives went after him for $118,000 in legal fees garnishing his wages. >> okay. bye. >> reporter: he's now bankrupt and struggling to care for his 9-year-old daughter on his own. >> tears, the pain, the heart ache. still. seven years later. >> that pain is why he won't give up. he's now appealing to colorado supreme court asking them to decide if his sons were people under the state's laws. >> will it make you feel better to get some sort of answer from
the catholic church? >> i don't know. perhaps it'll be closure. >> reporter: a permanent reminder next to his heart. >> that's the footprint to the boys. >> a tattoo. two sets of footprints and the words "our sons." children in his eyes fighting to get a state and church institution to see them that way, as well. the catholic bishops of colorado would not speak to cnn on camera, but released this statement saying, quote, we will undertake a full review of this litigation and of the policies and practices of catholic health initiatives to ensure fidelity and faithful witness the teachings of the catholic church and apparent back pedal from the hospital's current legal assistance. randi, victor? remember casey anthony? she was acquitted of murdering her 2-year-old daughter caylee back in 2011? well, she's on a mission to clear her name convincing a florida appeals court florida to
throw out two of her four convictions. anthony's vowed to, quote, keep fighting. and can still appeal the remaining two convictions to the florida supreme court. in wickedness and wrong doing, ranging from gunmen to good grief. here's your crime in 60 seconds. >> i heard about six shots. >> three people were injured after a shootout at lone star college in houston. none of the injuries were fatal. a 15-year-old new mexico boy admitted murdering his mother, father, and three siblings sunday. >> we've never had a case like this as far as i know. >> officials say his original plan, a walmart killing spree and death by cops shootout. he'll now stand trial as an adult. a doctor found dead, bound, and burned in a philadelphia basement. >> it's beyond comprehension this could happen on our block. >> the man in custody, jason smith, an exterminator at the victim's apartment for a service call. police say that before the murder, the two had never met.
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welcome back, everyone. and good morning, washington. nice shot of the capitol there in washington, d.c. folks waking up, starting their day. so glad you're with us here on "early start weekend." hey, if you're not already sniffling and coughing and sneezing, you might be soon. this week, the flu was widespread in 47 states. and it doesn't seem to be letting up at all. cases of the flu have decreased in georgia and hawaii. but cases in western states are on the rise. and eight more children died from causes related to the flu this week. this is according to the latest data from the cdc. if you're sitting downright now, you're probably not giving your core a very good workout, but it's very easy to change that. we're going to show you. >> yes, with one of these. a stability ball. yeah, that's the stability ball
moving. you may have seen your co-workers sitting on one of these in the office instead of a chair. i thought about getting one of these. they may be at school, but a lot of people may be using them incorrectly. >> with us to show us how to use these things is desiree nathanson, former miss fitness new mexico. good morning. >> good morning. >> how do these -- we see them all the time, at the gym, in offices. do they actually help keep you in shape. >> absolutely. they've been around since about 1960, but for the past decade, they've gained popularity. in mainstream fitness, personal trainers, exercise boutiques. they help improve balance, enhance the neutralizer and stabilizer muscles, engage your core muscles. >> i feel it. >> i don't feel anything. >> you don't feel anything? i'll make you feel it in a sec. >> all right. we all have a different-sized
ball, how do i know which size to buy? >> first, most boxes have the sizes on them and say which height it's for. you want to blow it up so it's fully inflated and so when you touch it it's firm to the touch. yours is going to be different because you've got sassy heels on, but make sure your thighs are parallel to the ground. if you have a bad back or back problems, it can be a little higher so your thighs are a little less than parallel. >> and you use it differently at home? >> yeah, at the office, you want it a little less inflated because sitting on that hard surface for so long is going to be a problem. also, you don't want to sit on it too long of a period of time because your core is going to get tired. maybe do, you know, interval training with your ball. 20 minutes on the ball, 20 minutes on a regular chair. >> and there's more than just sitting on it. you could use it for weight lifting. >> show us. >> this is where our props come in handy. victor, you're going to play.
>> i'm in a dress, i can't participate. >> we're going to do a couple upper body exercises and a couple lower. >> okay. >> start with upper body. walk it out, first we're going to do an incline bench press. sink your butt down. we're going to do an incline bench press. pretend these are dumbbells and we're working our pecks here. get a nice little burn. if you want to work -- >> ten more. >> six is enough. >> if you want to work your butt a little more, lift your butt off the ground, squeeze the buns. yeah, more bun squeezing. you're good at that. and from here, we're going to roll back just slightly and work our abs. >> okay. >> do a nice little crunch, lift towards the ceiling. >> this hurts my neck. should i keep like my face parallel to the ceiling? >> well, you should be trying to do it toward the ceiling. think about squeezing your belly button back in your spine. >> all right.
i think we got it. >> we got it. >> we'll let him keep doing his exercises. >> once you get really good you can balance. >> that's impressive. >> that's not going to happen. >> nice to see you as always. >> we've got you feeling healthy, radio iight? and now it's time for a special edition of late night laughs coming up next. to the best vacation spot on earth. (all) the gulf! it doesn't matter which of our great states folks visit. mississippi, alabama, louisiana or florida,
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good morning, atlanta. take a look at that. city's just waking up. a little bit of traffic downtown there. but the lights are on. we're sure glad you're with us here on "early start weekend" on this saturday morning. a late night takeover. >> yes, matt damon finally got a little revenge on his pseudo enemy jimmy kimmel this week when he took over the late night show with his buddy ben affleck. >> sincere apologies to matt damon, we ran out of time for him tonight, we'll get him on the air soon. apologies, we ran out of time. >> apologies to matt damon, ran out of time. >> i want to apologize to matt